Discovery certificate for object 2016ru
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 494 [ 2016TNSTR..61....1Y ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-01-28 15:53:07
Sender: Dr. David Young
Reporting Group: Pan-STARRS1     Discovery Data Source: Pan-STARRS1

David Young report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016ru
Discoverer internal name: PS16te
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 05:49:40.715 (87.4196458513) DEC = -21:43:33.29 (-21.7259146831)
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 07:47:26.000 (JD=2457404.8246065)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-01-17 07:47:26.000
Flux: 19.9873 ABMag
Filter: r-Sloan
Instrument: GPC1
Telescope: Pan-STARRS

Last non-detection:
Archival info: DSS

Details of the new object can be viewed here: